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Caption: Earth view from orbiting Mercury spacecraft, 1960s. Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight programme of the United States. It ran from 1958 to 1963, succeeding in putting the first US astronaut in space on 5 May 1961. A total of six manned missions were flown, launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, USA.

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Earth from Mercury spacecraft, 1960s

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